The Road Transport Operators in the country have increased commercial transport fares by 13 percent.
According to a report filed by theghanareport, this is the first increase in public transport fares this year, despite the increment in fuel tariffs.
The new prices are expected to take effect from Saturday, June 5.
This goes to explain that passengers would be paying 20 pesewas on every one cedi charge.
According to the operators, the increase is in line with the administrative arrangements on public transport fares.
“After long and difficult negotiations with stakeholders, a 13 percent upward adjustment in public transport fares across all category of services has been urged upon.
This is to accommodate predominantly an increase in the price of fuel.” the statement noted.
Commercial intercity buses popularly known as TroTro, taxis, and long-distance vehicles will be affected by the fare increment.